Definition of disconnection noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˌdɪskəˈnekʃn//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌdɪskəˈnekʃn//
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  1. 1[uncountable, countable] the act of ending a connection, especially stopping the supply of telephone lines, water, electricity or gas to a building Customer disconnections have fallen by 30% over the past year. disconnection from something Persistent copyright breaches would lead to disconnection from the Internet.
  2. 2[countable] a situation in which two things are not connected although they should be, and this causes problems disconnection (between A and B) One problem is the disconnection between political leaders and ordinary people. disconnection (from something) our disconnection from nature